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August 30, 2015 9:12 AM ET

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Company Overview of Belkin International, Inc.

Company Overview

Belkin International, Inc. provides home networking and entertainment, energy management, security, infrastructure, energy, and server-room solutions, as well as mobile accessories and cables for public and private sector organizations. The company offers cases and armbands for smartphones, tablets, keyboards, and iPods; laptop covers and bags; chargers and cables, car chargers for smartphones and tablets, screen protectors, docks and stands, app enabled accessories, and other accessories; cables, hubs, and cooling pads for PCs; omni-directional antennas to improve router’s signal strength; networking products, including wireless, wired, and powerline products; and home automation and net ca...

12045 East Waterfront Drive

Playa Vista, CA 90094

United States

Founded in 1983

Phone:

310-751-5110

Fax:

310-898-1111

Key Executives for Belkin International, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 58
Managing Director of Europe Region
Managing Director of UK & Ireland & OEM in EMEA
Chief Information Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Belkin International, Inc. Key Developments

Belkin International, Inc. Announces New Charging Solution, Travel Rockstar™ Battery Pack + Charger + Surge

Belkin International, Inc. introduced Travel Rockstar™ Battery Pack + Charger + Surge, a handy3-in-1 mobile USB charging solution that offers 2 AC outlets, one USB-port at 2A and a built-in mobile battery back for charging while traveling. The Travel Rockstar™ Battery Pack + Charger + Surgecombines 3 travel necessities into one - mobile battery pack, surge protector, and dual-outlet wall charger. Its built-in 3000 mAh battery gives users the power to charge USB devices such as a tablet or smartphone. The built-in surge protector provides a safe way to charge when plugged into a power source. To recharge the built-in battery simply plug-in the Travel Rockstar to an outlet, so that it’s ready to go for the next destination. Conveniently turn an AC outlet into two, meaning users can simultaneously charge two devices or share the outlet with a travel companion. The built in surge protector will protect devices from power surges that can cause damage to the devices. Portable and travel-friendly, plug-in the Travel Rockstar into any AC outlet to charge up to 3 devices at once or unplug to use the battery pack to charge a mobile device via the USB Port while on the go. Travel Rockstar™ Battery Pack + Charger + Surge: Built-in battery pack; 2A USB for fast charging; 3000 mAh battery pack for USB charging; Compact design with collapsible AC prongs; Dual-outlet charging when connected to AC; Surge protection for connected devices; Rated at 615 joules for superior surge protection. Travel Rockstar™ Battery Pack + Charger + Surge is available now at belkin.com and select retail locations for an MSRP of $59.99.

Belkin International Announces Linksys Ships First Dual-Band High-Gain Antennas for Home Wi-Fi Networks

Linksys announced the first dual-band, omni-directional high-gain antennas for the consumer market. The new Linksys high-gain antennas available in a 2- and 4-pack (WRT004ANT and WRT002ANT) help improve a router’s signal strength specifically at the edge of a Wi-Fi network resulting in enhanced Wi-Fi performance. Compatible with any wireless router that features an RP-SMA connection, these new antennas deliver 4dBi in the 2.4GHz band and 7dBi in the 5GHz band for up to 2X antenna gain over stock antennas. Easy to install, simply detach router’s factory antennas and replace with the new high-gain antennas. Upgrading a Wi-Fi router or other device to omni-directional antennas can also help improve connectivity with mobile devices in the home and resolve basic signal issues. However depending on the environment a repeater or range extender maybe needed which can amplify and relay signals in multi-level homes. LinksysWRT004ANT and WRT002ANT Omni-directional High Gain Antennas are available at online retailers including Amazon, Newegg and Linksys.com at an MSRP of $99.99 and $59.99 respectively.

Wemo® and Osram Sylvania Announce Availability of Three New Wemo-Enabled Lightify™ Starter Sets

Continuing to grow its award-winning Internet of Things ecosystem, WeMo® and OSRAM SYLVANIA announced the availability of three new lighting starter sets featuring WeMo-enabled OSRAM LIGHTIFY™ LED products. Designed to provide a fun, easy entry point to smart lighting, each WeMo LIGHTIFY bundle includes a WeMo Link ZigBee®-to-Wi-Fi bridge and a single combination of LIGHTIFY products including the Gardenspot Mini RGB, the Flex RGBW, and the Tunable White A19 LED bulb. Using the WeMo app and Link, the LIGHTIFY products will also work with IFTTT to create special lighting recipes and interact with other Internet services and apps. Through IFTTT, users can have outdoor lights change to their favorite team’s colors at game time, or automatically turn on the lights inside when it starts raining outside. WeMo + OSRAM LIGHTIFY Gardenspot Mini RGB Starter Set (F5Z0598), the Gardenspot Mini RGB Starter Set brings thousands of color options to outdoor lighting and is best suited for gardens, decks, or walkways, even in wet climates. With the WeMo app, users can choose from thousands of colors to create the perfect outdoor oasis any time of day or night. The Starter Set includes: One 14 foot string of nine Gardenspot Mini LED lights, a WeMo Link, a power supply and a LIGHTIFY controller. WeMo + OSRAM LIGHTIFY Tunable White Starter Set (F5Z0596), the Tunable White Starter Set features two tunable, 60 watt equivalent LED bulbs to help select the perfect shade of white light for any activity. With a temperature range of 2,700 to 6,500 Kelvin, the tunable whites allow users to switch between the refreshing blue-toned whites that are best for working and warmer, cozier yellow-toned whites better suited for relaxing. The bulbs are fully dimmable and easily installed in any standard light fixture. The Starter Set includes: two tunable white A19 LED bulbs and a WeMo Link. WeMo + OSRAM LIGHTIFY Flex RGBW Starter Set (F5Z0597), the Flex RGBW Starter Set offers fully adjustable and flexible decorative lighting in thousands of colors and a full range of whites. Simple to install with a self-adhesive backing, the Flex RGBW strip can highlight a piece of furniture or architectural detail, provide under-cabinet lighting, or add dramatic lighting to any area in the home. Fully dimmable and tunable from 2,700 – 6,500 Kelvin, the Flex RGBW Starter Set includes: three flexible, 2 foot long LED strips, a WeMo Link, a power supply and a LIGHTIFY controller.

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